Where Books Come From – Part Four: How We Discover the Books We Read

Quick recap: In last month’s installment of Where Books Come From, I began uncovering a not-so-secret secret about the traditional publishing industry—there are many individuals responsible for the creation of a book besides the author. Although often tasked with publishing smaller-name authors with limited resources, indie presses are no less legitimate than the big-name publishing houses.READ MORE

Where Books Come From – Part Five: What We’ve Learned

Quick recap: In our last installment, we began candidly discussing the main differences between traditional publishing and indie publishers. What was made clear is that indie publishers are more likely to take risks on books, while big-name publishers usually stick to authors and to books that can guarantee sales. And readers who take risks make it possible for authors to take risks too.READ MORE